Tolkien The Medievalist (routledge Research In Medieval …


Tolkien The Medievalist (routledge Research In Medieval Religion And Culture)
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Interdisciplinary in approach, Interdisciplinary in approach,Tolkien the Medievalist Tolkien the Medievalist provides a fresh perspective on J. R. R. Tolkien’s Medievalism. In fifteen essays, eminent scholars and new voices explore how Professor Tolkien responded to a modern age of crisis – historical, academic and personal – by adapting his scholarship on medieval literature to his own personal voice. The four sections reveal the author influenced by his profession, religious faith and important issues of the time; by his relationships with other medievalists; by the medieval sources that he read and taught, and by his own medieval mythologizing. provides a fresh perspective on J. R. R. Tolkien’s Medievalism. In fifteen essays, eminent scholars and new voices explore how Professor Tolkien responded to a modern age of crisis – historical, academic and personal – by adapting his scholarship on medieval literature to his own personal voice. The four sections reveal the author influenced by his profession, religious faith and important issues of the time; by his relationships with other medievalists; by the medieval sources that he read and taught, and by his own medieval mythologizing.

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